If there is a way to eat and detox simultaneously, everyone would really like to know about it. So here are 13 different detox foods for weight loss that actually detox and cleanse your body.
Eating each of the foods listed below on a daily basis has amazing health benefits, and each has its own reason for why they are the perfect detoxing ingredient. Scroll through these 13 miracle foods, and add them to your grocery shopping.
A member of the thistle family, artichokes have a particular affinity with the liver. Artichoke contains a phytonutrient called cynarin which studies have shown reduces high cholesterol. They are also advantageous to the kidneys.
Warming ginger is a key spice for the digestive, respiratory and circulatory tract. As a key anti-inflammatory, it is thought to relieve aches and pains.
Full of Vitamin C and antioxidant flavonoids, lemons play a powerful role both in alkalizing the body and decongesting the system.
A member of the ginger family, turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory and liver tonic. It helps induce the flow of bile which breaks down fats, purifies the blood, and is antibacterial too.
Apples have levels of anti-inflammatory quercetin, as well as a multitude of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants, making them an ideal food.
A wonderful root vegetable to stimulate the liver, kidneys, gallbladder, spleen and lymphatic system. Rich in folates and soluble fiber it is thought to help reduce the risk of heart disease and high blood cholesterol.
The fruit we all love is actually packed with vitamin E and studies have shown it can reduce the risk of heart disease, boost the immune system and even help blood sugar levels by reducing the secretion of insulin.
As it’s mainly water, cucumber helps keep the body hydrated and flushes out toxins. Rich in skin and hair loving silicon (make sure you eat the skin) it’s great for strong hair, skin, and nails.
Celery is known to help the stomach, liver and has a tradition as a cleansing tonic. It is high in the phytonutrient phthalides which help regulate blood sugar through its diuretic action.
Rich in flavonoids, particularly luteolin, parsley has been shown to have strong antioxidant activity and is an excellent source of Vitamin C, A, and beta-carotene.
11) Cold Pressed Oils:
Organic virgin cold pressed oils are key to cleansing but have to be really good quality and cold pressed. Olive oil is a fantastic antioxidant and Argan oil – both help lower cholesterol and feed cells. Don’t cook with them just add them at the end as a dressing to warm and cold dishes.
All green herbs make fantastic alkalizes. Keeping the body alkaline is essential so chop up mint, cilantro, fennel, basil, thyme and add them to any dish – most also have other added benefits like helping with digestion, antibacterial, immune boosting.
13) Coconut Oil:
Coconut Oil is antibacterial, anti-fungal and so helps keep the gut flora and mouth healthy. It is also the only oil that should be used for cooking as it doesn’t oxidize.
14) Easy Slim Tea:
Easy Slim Tea helps suppress appetite, boost metabolism, and increase energy. It cleans the body of toxins and burns stored fat. The new and improved Easy Slim Tea consists of 100% natural Green Tea and Garcinia Cambogia as the ingredients. Add this to your detox foods for weight loss.
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